To get access to Roskilde Festival as a media including access to the festival’s press facilities you need an accreditation. You must apply for media accreditation, and we recommend you study the criteria for accreditation before you and your media apply.

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You have to fill out our application form. Deadline for application is 15 May.

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An accreditation fee is DKK 600 for all days and DKK 400 for one day (ex. handling fee). Why is there a fee? Please remember that the festival is non-profit. The payment contributes to Roskilde Festival’s expenses concerning the establishment of the Press Centre and a variety of service facilities for accredited press in Backstage Village.

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If a media wants to be accredited with more than one representative, we ask you to collect the different editorial descriptions of the coverage in one application.  

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No. The press is only allowed access to the festival area with valid accreditation. Your press card alone does not give you access.

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Where can I sleep and how much does it cost?

You can pay for Restricted Camping where you will find toilets and hot showers. This applies for both camping in your own tent and your own caravan. Camping can be ordered after you receive your accreditation. Restricted Camping has a limited amount, so please apply for this in a timely manner.

The price for camping in your own tent is 400kr (ex. fee). The price for camping in your caravan is 1850 (ex. fee).

Opening hours for Restricted Camping is to be determined.

Furthermore, feel free to camp with the audience – at no extra charge.

Where can I park my car?

We recommend leaving the car at home and instead use the formidable public transportation options. We cannot guarantee any parking spots close to the festival site. However, you can check the parking signs as you approach the festival area.

Arrival at the festival

The Festival Site is situated south of the town of Roskilde. If you arrive by train, get off the train at Roskilde Station. From Roskilde Station you can easily continue to the festival area by bus, taxi or by foot.

It is not possible to get from the train station in the festival camping area to Check-In without a valid festival wristband. Do not take the train from Roskilde Station to the festival station before having checked in. 

Where is Check-In situated?

Check-In is situated in Roskilde Handelsskole, Building 6, Bakkesvinget 67 (north of the motorway and the festival area).

Check-In for media opens Saturday 29 June. More information about this will follow.

What is Backstage Village?

Backstage Village is where you can work and meet your colleagues. It is Roskilde Festival’s working place and meeting point for members of the press, the music industry and the partners of the festival.

A large number of media, record labels, managements and agencies can be found in Backstage Village, and this is also the place where the media prepare and carry out their work. You will find Backstage Village in a restricted area northeast of our Orange Stage.

What can I use the Press Centre for?

It offers a place for you to work and to use a range of services to make your working day easier.

In the Press Centre you will find a number of computers and Wi-Fi at your disposal. Feel free to use our 24-hour surveyed wardrobe for equipment storage. Personal effects must be covered by private insurance or the firm’s insurance as storage is at one’s own account.

The Press Centre and its facilities are for accredited media only. 

What can I use Media Service for?

The Media Service is an information and service office for the media and other accredited. You will find information about changes in the programme, and we will try to answer all kinds of questions relating to your working day at the festival.

You will find Media Service in Backstage Village together with the Press Centre. 

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When do I need a permission to bring recording equipment?

If you want to bring your live footage and/or sound recording equipment to the inner part of the Festival Site, you must enter into a Live Footage Agreement with Roskilde Festival prior to the festival - and your equipment must be supplied with stickers. 

All accredited media in need of a Live Footage Agreement can find it on People Pro under "Deadlines" - once accreditation is confirmed. Upon a signed agreement, you will receive the stickers at Media Service when you arrive at the festival.

Please contact accreditation@roskilde-festival.dk regarding inquiries about footage on and around the stages. Backstage footage is coordinated with the artist.

Feel free to bring and use any recording devices in the camping areas without a Live Footage Agreement and stickers.

Cameras designated to still photography are allowed on both the inner part of the Festival Site and on the camping areas regardless of the size of the equipment.

Please contact Media Service if you are experiencing any issues with bringing your equipment into the festival site.

May I use and film with drones near/over the festival?

No, we do not permit this for security reasons. 

How do I make interview appointments with Roskilde Festival?

We are happy to talk about our festival. Feel free to contact the festival for interview with the spokesperson and/or other festival representatives.

How do I make interview appointments with the performing artists?

You will have to make a direct agreement with the artist which is often done through the management or the record company. It is a good idea to make the agreements early.

Can I use photos from the festivals media library?

Feel free to use pictures from our medie library. All pictures are approved for use in connection with editorial coverage of Roskilde Festival - not for commercial use. You can find the library on our website

When using the photos, the photographer must be credited. If no photograåher is mentioned, please credit Roskilde Festival.

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